Reviews of Konner’s Books (Selected)

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“The Tribe That Wears White” Gerald Weissman, MD reviews Becoming a Doctor on the front page of The New York Times Book Review, 1987.

“The Rites of Medicine” William B. Hamilton, MD reviews Becoming a Doctor for The Washington Post, 1987.

“A Critical Look at the Rite of Becoming a Doctor” Robert Aronowitz, MD reviews Becoming a Doctor for The Philadelphia Inquirer, 1987.

“Realistic, Brutal Memories of Medical School” Anthropologist Ashley Montagu reviews Becoming a Doctor for The Chicago Sun-Times, 1987.

Francis Moore, MD reviews Becoming a Doctor for The New England Journal of Medicine, 1987.

Frank Davidoff, MD reviews Becoming a Doctor for The Annals of Internal Medicine, 1987.

Walter Swentko, MD reviews Becoming a Doctor for JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, 1989.

“Doctor Provides New Perspective on Medical School” William C. Conner, MD reviews Becoming a Doctor for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 1987.

“On the Survival of the Not-So-Fit Risk Takers.” Daniel Goleman reviews Why the Reckless Survive, and Other Secrets of Human Nature for the daily edition of The New York Times, 1990.

“What Do Children Want?” Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi reviews Childhood, companion book to a PBS TV series, for The New York Times Book Review, 1991.

Richard Wrangham reviews The Tangled Wing (revised edition) for Evolutionary Psychology, 2004.

“Play’s the Thing.” Benjamin Schwartz reviews The Evolution of Childhood for The Atlantic, 2010.

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